Mark Stephens, MD, FAAFP, CAPT, MC, USN

Mark Stephens, MD, FAAFP, CAPT, MC, USN

mark stephens

Name: Mark Stephens, MD, FAAFP, CAPT, MC, USN

Department of Primary Appointment: Family Medicine
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Professor of Family Medicine

Email: (link sends e-mail)
Office Phone: (301) 295-3632
Fax Number: (301) 295-3100
Room: A1038



  • B.A. Penn State University (Liberal Arts)
  • M.S. Penn State University (Exercise Physiology)
  • M.D. Case Western Reserve University

Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Adolescent Medicine

Dr. Stephens is a graduate of Penn State University where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts and a Master's Degree in Exercise Science.  He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.  He completed his internship and residency in Family Medicine at Naval Hospital Bremerton, WA.  Dr. Stephens holds a certificate of added qualifications in Adolescent Medicine.  His research interests include prevention of obesity in military communities, art in medical education and nutritional supplements.


Spieker, E.A., Sbrocco, T., Theim, K.R., Maurer, D., Johnson, D., Bryant, E., Bakalar, J.L., Schvey, N.A., Ress, R. Seehusen, D., Klein, D.A., Stice, E. Yanovski, J.A., Chan, L., Gentry, S., Ellsworth, C., Hill, J.W., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Stephens, M.B. (2015).  Preventing Obesity in the Military Community (POMC): The Development of a Clinical Trials Research Network. Int J Environ Res Public Health  12: 1174-1195.

Lystrup, R., West, G.F., Ward, M., Hall, J., Stephens, M.B. (2014). Exploring the impact of a pedometer on body composition and physical fitness in a cohort of US military medical students: A pilot study.  Mil Med 179 (12): 1-3.

Matson, C., Stephens, M.B.,  Steiner, B., Kozakowski, S.M. (2014). Electronic health records: How will students learn if they can’t practice? Ann Fam Med 12(6): 582-583.

Burke, H.B., Sessums, L.L., Hoang, A., Becher, D.A., Fontelo, P., Liu, F., Stephens, M.B.,  et al.  (2014). Electronic health records improve clinical note quality. J Am Med Inform Assoc 0: 1-5.

Stephens, M.B.,  Attipoe, S.A, Ledford, C.W.J., Jones, D. J, & Deuster, P.A. (2014). Energy Drinks: The military perspective. Nutr Rev 72(S1): 72-77.


Pediatric obesity; medical informatics